Press Conference

ILO Welcomes Egyptian Statement on Freedom of Association

During an official visit to Egypt, the Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Mr. Juan Somavia, welcomed the statement of the Minister of Manpower and Migration of Egypt, H.E Dr. Ahmed El Borai on trade union rights. The Director-General was in Cairo at the invitation of the government to examine the labour and social situation of the country and the manner in which the ILO can best provide support and assistance during the transitional period and beyond.